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Intense Pulsed Light Treatment for Rosacea

  • Brent Martin
  • Vineet Mishra
  • Daniel P. Friedmann
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Abstract

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory cutaneous disorder of the face involving blood vessels and pilosebaceous units that can lead to psychosocial impairment and functional disability. While medical management has been aimed at reducing the severity of papulopustular lesions and flushing episodes, light and laser therapy has been the mainstay for targeting chronic erythema and telangiectasias associated with the condition. The purpose of this chapter is to highlight the use of IPL as a safe and effective treatment option for rosacea.

Keywords

IPL Inflammatory Rosacea Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brent Martin
    • 1
  • Vineet Mishra
    • 2
  • Daniel P. Friedmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUC Irvine HealthIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyMohs Surgery, and Vascular Surgery, Scripps ClinicSan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.Westlake Dermatology Clinical Research CenterWestlake Dermatology and Cosmetic SurgeryAustinUSA

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